Charles Bruce

1786–1791 (Age 5)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Bruce was born in 1786, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Bruce III, was 41 and his mother, Temperance Elizabeth Packard, was 37. He died in 1791, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

John Bruce III
1745–1824
Temperance Elizabeth Packard
1749–1834
Joseph Bruce
1773–1858
John Bruce
1774–1848
Winslow Bruce
1780–1848
Timothy Bruce
1784–1849
Charles Bruce
1786–1791
Chester Bruce
1789–1791
Packard Bruce
1791–1856
Chester Bruce
1792–1870
Levi Bruce
1796–

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 2

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy which has not been certainly identified. Traditionally, it is believed to be derived from Brix near Cherbourg, but Le Brus in Calvados and Briouze in Orne have also been proposed as candidates.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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